Surgical Management of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Following Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair

@inproceedings{Sakrani2015SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical Management of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Following Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair},
  author={Nida Fatima Sakrani and Eman Hamza and Hussain Gadelkarim Gadelkarim Ahmed},
  year={2015}
}
253 NEC is a leading cause of in-hospital mortality1. Its causes appear to be multiple with an unclear pathogenesis but may be associated with an infectious etiology when it occurs in fullterm infants2. Spontaneously occurring NEC is not primarily the result of increased intra-abdominal pressure but may occur in primary repair of gastroschisis. Surgical repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) involves restoration of large volumes of the intestine into the abdominal cavity, which would… CONTINUE READING

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